Larkin, Herbert Ashford

Larkin, Herbert Ashford – Age 92, Wittenburg, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2016 in Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital, Middle Musquodoboit. Born in Shag Harbour, he was a son of the late Ephraim and Julettie (Greenwood) Larkin. After many years as a lighthouse keeper, Herbert moved to Wittenburg where he worked in the woods until retirement. After retiring, he enjoyed gardening and his family treasures his many carvings.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and is survived by his wife, Miriam; son, Ralph (Barbara); daughters, Jean (Dana), Evelyn (Jim); eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Annie, Lorna, Gertrude; brother, David. He was predeceased by brothers, Ephraim, Clark; sisters, Lila, Nancy.

A private family memorial service will be held. Spring committal service will be held in Mountain View Cemetery, Wittenburg. Memorial donations may be made to Faithwalk Community Church or Musquodoboit Valley Health Foundation – Hospital, or a charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.